The Lantern Literary Magazines, 1933 to Present



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"God," worship, and damnation in the font of my body • The Men in My Life • Vagabond Fishermen • Unfinished Elegy • Big Game • Bitters • On the Ferris Wheel • Ruffling Feathers • Haunted House • Dragon in the Pond • Saint Sebastian • The Last Supper • The Perfect Babka • Session • Sunrise • Dish Dog • A Love Letter to Hands • In Memoriam: Mary Lobo '15 • Champagne • Resting Place • Balance • An Arboreal Requiem • Moving Forward • Bye-Bye Beach Days • Portofino • The Moth on My Dashboard • Golden Ash • New Chapters, Old Books • Visions of a Tired Receptionist • If It Ends • Salt-Lined Sidewalks • Poetry Can Be Anything • Happy Birthday • Overlooked • Dead Water • Daylight • Morn • The Last of the Bulgarians • To the Infamous • Loneliest Boy in the World • Barn on Fire • Mustang • Rhea • At Fault • Magic Circle • Thursday Afternoon • That Beautiful Blue • Post-Roe Lullaby • A Redefinition of Childhood • Frankenstein's Monster • Eyes • Of Fields and Forests • A Toast to the End of My Life • Water Buffalo • Harvest Season • A Child of Cain Threw a Can Across the Room • To Be the Fairest of Them All • Chaos

Publication Date

Spring 2024


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Lantern, literary magazine, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual arts


Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | Illustration | Nonfiction | Poetry


Editor: Grace Wurzer

Associate Editor: Naila Twyman

Section Editors: Owen Fazzini, Catherine Stump, Aiden Jones, Keegan McGowan

Faculty Advisors: Jon Volkmer, Katie Henson

The Lantern, 2023-2024



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